Now you all know I love a good rummage at the thrift store right? I’m guessing most of you do too. You just never know what sort of treasures you will find, if one is willing to just put in the time.
Recently I took a good friend out for lunch on her birthday and afterwards we both determined that we were not in any hurry to head to our respective homes. I suggested going to what I’m now calling “The Thrift Store of WONDERS” and luckily, she was game.
Here’s my haul:
I found some great metal zippers which I always snap up when I can! These were priced at something like .29 cents a piece. I also found two patterns, one a nice robe for the hub (I’m thinking for Christmas, hopefully he doesn’t read this blog, but if he does, hi Hon, forget I said that 😉 ) I also found a cool ’70s shirt dress pattern, but neglected to look at the size in my eagerness to acquire! Would anyone with a 40″ bust out there enjoy this pattern? My only requirement is that you must reside in the USA. First comment gets it!
Does this help? It’s a lipstick mirror! This clever device attaches onto the tube of lipstick and is especially handy for touch-ups. I keep one on my favorite red (MAC’s Russian Red, for the curious) at all times. This one will go to the office. It only cost me .49 cents! Huzzah.
Continuing on, I came across vintage pure virgin wool knitting yarn from Columbia-Minerva.
This is my first vintage yarn! They also had lots of this yarn in a cream color, but I opted for the fun bright ones instead. We’re not surprised by this are we. Again, these cost me about .49 cents a piece.
On the same trip I also picked up a copy of three of Daphne Du Maurier’s works in one volume. I bought it because Rebecca is one of my favorite novels ever. If you’ve not read it yet, do yourself a favor and pick it up! Finally I bought a cardigan I can wear for work which is largely uninteresting but very fashion-y and comfortable.
Has anyone had any good thrift store hauls lately? I’m convinced that Ohio has the best thrifting. Certainly the best out of the four states I’ve lived in in my life!